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I Feel Hollow and Empty

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    A Hotel Room In San Diego

    I hate warm weather, I hate southern California.... so far away from home. I am farther away from myself than I am from anyone else. Is this clinical depression? I don't know..... Maybe I am just dead inside. I put on La Robe a Parasol and the french pulls the blood from my...
    menschfeind menschfeind 26-30 Jul 13, 2010

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    Brick By Brick

    I've lost my voice, my opinions, my feelings, and seemingly my ability to connect with others. I've had no motivation or muse to write or draw, nothing comes to mind. I try to do creative exercises but it all comes out wrong or ugly and feels so empty and meaningless. Even just...
    Anastrianna Anastrianna 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 6, 2013

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    Emptiness... Every once

    and while Emptiness... Its that hole inside your chest Emptiness... Its having that amount of words that are endless Emptiness... When those words can't release the feeling of restless Emptiness... The urge of screaming i am helpless Emptiness... When you search for the meaning...
    XXgirlXX XXgirlXX 26-30, F Aug 11, 2014

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    How?

    How do you leave a path you have walked for a lifetime? Treading the path of loneliness and isolation for as long as you can remember. As familiar as breathing, As sure as your own heartbeat. How do you walk away from that? Is moving on always the best answer? When for a...
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 26-30, M Nov 22, 2010

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    At Times and Moreso Now.

    Just the enveloping awareness of infinity - there is so much available to choose from and yet; still, the small ledge of the "easy way out"; keeping things as they were years ago, and returning to what I once walked away from. ...the "teeter-totter" of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 15, 2009

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    Disconnected

    I know where this emptiness comes from: too many years being independent, traveling around, disconnecting from people and never connecting to family. It is all nice and fine, and it is also a very safe approach, but it catches up with you sooner or later. Never having really...
    thinkandfeel thinkandfeel 36-40, F 4 Responses Oct 19, 2010

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    Completely

    Everything is the same to me. Food doesn't have a taste. People can't make me smile. I don't know how to handle times like these. Nothing can make me feel. I'm completely indifferent to life. I am nothing. I have no value.
    Mdear Mdear 18-21, F Feb 2, 2012

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    #it's just one consideration# human life is

    hollowness but hello for sometime..so.. why should we cry for something or someone which is never ours...but don't forget, that's just impossible,carry on pls..
    romance333 romance333 22-25, M Oct 10, 2014

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    Like a soda can so empty,

    of fluids, used up and dry.Maybe I just need to cry,but I really do not know why.If life can drain you of passion,and energy like some tension,in a rubber band that snapped,and you are really handicapped!Why continue on, like a zombie,living but not alive like in a movie?Maybe it...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 5, 2013

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    I'm Dead Inside.

    For a while now I have felt dead inside. I don't feel love for anyone, I don't feel sad, I don't feel happy. It's absolutely empty inside of me.
    iloveedward iloveedward 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 4, 2009

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    I Hit That Wall- Wall Of Darkness

    My life is falling apart, so apart that I ‘m afraid if I can pull it back together. I don’t know what is going on with me, but I feel like everything that I hold for ,everything that I wished for is falling apart. I feel sad; I feel the sadness penetrating its way through me...
    SweetMeg SweetMeg 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 20, 2013

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    Empty and Devoid of Direction

    Have you ever felt like you lived someone elses life? That... although you may have sub-consciously known who you are and what you wanted to do with your life... that somehow it had become (or were) the culmination of everyones expectations? That by the time you realised (or...
    weever weever 22-25 1 Response Dec 14, 2008

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    Empty.. and Hollow...

    I feel.. Empty.. No emotion.. Numb.. Speechless..  I want my son back...
    ShallowDreamers ShallowDreamers 22-25, M 4 Responses Apr 14, 2009

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    When The Night Comes

    That's pretty much what I feel when it comes to the end of the day. I'm alone and lonely. it feels so empty, so helpless. I'm nobody. Sometimes this emptiness, it hurts so much that I really wanna scream it out loud. But what for? No one is going to listen. All I do is crying...
    Lena04 Lena04 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 21, 2010

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    Something I Wrote

      She gave you a chance You broke the romance She gave you her love You broke who she was I’d rather die today Than live to see tomorrow Don’t want to wake up Can’t continue the sorrow I’ve had enough Of the fighting, the lies Trying so...
    iloveedward iloveedward 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2009

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    Lately my life keeps turning around

    and making me question everything. I don't know what do do anymore.
    nonamerr nonamerr 13-15, F Jun 7

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    Nothing Inside

    I dunno...it's something that comes back to haunt me every few days - like today. It's very random. Two days ago, I was happy and cheerful and now I feel so...gloomy. It goes away when I'm around people I love and when I'm having fun, but as soon as I'm alone, as soon as my mind...
    DarkAngel123 DarkAngel123 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 20, 2010

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    Hollow And Empty

    Hollow and empty,That's how i feelSince you've been gone,Lonely am I,Please come back,I'm so sorry,I let you go. 
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Nov 29, 2011

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    Something Is Missing And Always Has Been

    I cannot explain it. Perhaps it is the curse of a young mind that sought out to understand things it was not yet ready for. Or the curse of a soul hunting dark dreams. Whatever the reason, this has been part of who I am since I was young. My mind chose the path before my human...
    ShinimiM1ka ShinimiM1ka 22-25, F Dec 3, 2013

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    Missing

    I feel like a whole part of me is missing that I am not even here sometimes and honestly not part of the earth.    It isn't pleasant either.   Hollow feelings aren't what  i need right now.  i need my birthfamily! 
    kthimm1 kthimm1 18-21, F 11 Responses Jan 19, 2009

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    It's Hard To Explain,

    Unless you've felt like this, I guess this will be hard to understand, hard to imagine, hard to feel. The emptiness inside me is something even I don't fully understand let alone know how to express in words. Emptiness is like an iron feather, a dark cloud - it feels so heavy yet...
    FadedMarks FadedMarks 16-17, F 3 Responses May 8, 2011

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    Hole In My Soul

    I wish that as a Christian, I no longer felt like I have a hole in my soul. But I still do - after years of counselling, men's groups, self help books, etc, etc... It's like there's a hole that lets all the goodness drain back out - whenever I feel love from God, myself, loved...
    gavmac gavmac 46-50, M Aug 22, 2010

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    I know none of you care,

    but I feel perpetually hollow.. There's something missing that I can't find. True love? Enlightenment? The fulfillment of wanderlust? I really don't know. There's something that is missing. I'm incomplete without it, and it's really the only thing I need. Help, please? Honestly...
    datcat83 datcat83 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 29

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    Just Somthing Isnt There

    its like a big whole. the only time i ever expirence it getting full is when im 100% happy. Naomi(one of my three personalitys and voices in my head) said that right now my soul is in a very deep and horrible pain and what its doing is sleeping. and it only wakes up when the...
    LelouchZero LelouchZero 18-21, T Oct 27, 2009

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    Felt

    I felt hollow and Empty Like the darkness had finally completley covered me I was stuck in the middle of the tunnel Or finally at the bottom of my hole With no way out Just stuck there There was no light at all No sliver linning No the glass was half-empty Not half full No...
    InmemoryofLifelessStar InmemoryofLifelessStar 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 24, 2012

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    I Don't Know How to Cope

    I feel such an emptiness inside. This hollowness that haunts my every breath. I don't know what to feel right now...I miss him so much..my precious little boy..He still holds my heart. I want to just scream! I want to cry..do something other then wanting to feel something. He...
    HanaNoMizu HanaNoMizu 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 14, 2009

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    ZER0RPHEUS ZER0RPHEUS 18-21, F Apr 15

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    This Says It Much Better

    "Right Where It Belongs" See the animal in his cage that you built Are you sure what side you're on? Better not look him too closely in the eye Are you sure what side of the glass you are on? See the safety of the life you have built Everything where it belongs Feel the...
    UnderTheBridge UnderTheBridge 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 13, 2011

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    People took the best from me and left me with emptiness in my soul.I feel so empty I feel so old...and i'm only 22
    Littlemisssunshine67 Littlemisssunshine67 22-25, F 1 Response 24 mins ago

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    "Maybe if I cut myself I'll be able to feel again." "I don't want to be empty anymore."
    Sib232228 Sib232228 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Cat, I don't hate you-I love you above all others. My anger is from the sadness of losing you because of my own lack of drive and ignorance of how to be the person you needed me to...
    fukubus fukubus 46-50, M 4 days ago

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    So me and my fiancé finally broke up and he moved out and now I feel so depressed and lonely. I don't know what to do, this room is so empty. I no longer have any friends to hang...
    Anonymouspls Anonymouspls 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I am not though. I have my 3 kids all day everyday. I have my soul mate when he gets off work and the weekends but i feel lonely and scared. Afraid and on edge. I feel like im...
    Ghostflower9485 Ghostflower9485 18-21, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    The worst feeling is to be in a relationship which is hollow as ****
    Aamir316 Aamir316 26-30, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm 17 years old. And I am so empty . I don't feel love , I just feel sadness, and I have for so many years now , and tonight it's worse than ever, tonight I'm wondereing if this...
    tupaclover tupaclover 16-17 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I often have this overwhelmingly sad feeling that just makes me feel really empty deep inside like I'm lost and stuck in a dark place and there's no light anywhere and no way to...
    Sammy1216 Sammy1216 16-17, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    Well i'm a loner ever since i was a kid. Over the last two, three years I was able to make some friends . I still feel empty. Those years i have been praying to God to give friends...
    Otunev Otunev 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 21

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    I usually look at the clock and ask myself how I'm using this time I'm using it properly or I'm just wasting it I do read, play games, hangout with my friends, study and I watch...
    warmada warmada 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 20

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    I just don't feel anymore. I can't feel, and I can't feel people who feel. Hollowness is eating me up alive.
    introverteddementor introverteddementor 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    There are many phrases I've imagined I'd one day say to my father. "Dad I'm getting married. " or "I passed! " or "You're gonna be a grandfather. " Never once did I imagine myself...
    TheGirlFromJupiter TheGirlFromJupiter 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    I needed to be able to control the situation somehow. So I deactivated my Facebook. He needs to learn what it feels like to be scared to lose someone. I don't want to inflict the...
    taminglife taminglife 22-25, F Jul 19

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    I've always my whole life feel like I'm sitting on a flat surface feeling like there's no one else around me and empty dark room it feels like it's falling beneath me and I'm...
    H3l1o H3l1o 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 19

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    I pushed my close friend away, it looks like I don't know how to Maintain a close friendship. Feel so lonely...
    love7078 love7078 36-40, F Jul 18

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    I lost my boyfriend about 7 months ago, I caught him kissing another women. Now I feel empty. He took something of mine and now I can't get it back.
    MissChatBot MissChatBot 18-21, F 8 Responses Jul 18

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